Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.
Julie Dawson is Head of Conservation at the Fitzwilliam Museum. She is an archaeological conservator with particular interests in the technology and conservation of ancient Egyptian material. In addition to her role at the Fitzwilliam Museum, she works in Egypt, formerly in the tomb of Senneferi (TT99) at Luxor with Helen and Nigel Strudwick and, since 2007, as co-leader of the coffin conservation project at Amarna.